Detecting program close

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    Detecting program close

    Hi all,

    In a program I am currently making, I need to launch two different applications, one after the other.

    It is imperitive that I wait for the first application to finish before I launch the second.

    The problem is I can't figure out how to do this. What I thought would be possible would be to use the returned handle from the first ShellExecute, and enter a loop until it was no longer a valid handle, indicating program termination.

    Does anyone know how I can do this?

    I looked around the API for some functions but couldn't find any.

    Thanks heaps for any help you provide.
    Thor's self help tip:
    Maybe a neighbor is tossing leaf clippings on your lawn, looking at your woman, or harboring desires regarding your longboat. You enslave his children, set his house on fire. He shall not bother you again.

    OS: Windows XP
    Compiler: MSVC

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    Thanks codeplug

    I did search around.
    Thor's self help tip:
    Maybe a neighbor is tossing leaf clippings on your lawn, looking at your woman, or harboring desires regarding your longboat. You enslave his children, set his house on fire. He shall not bother you again.

    OS: Windows XP
    Compiler: MSVC

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